When:          Thursday, December 4th – 9:00 tour- speaking 9:30 -10:30am

Where:         Room 325, State Capitol

Who:            Delegation of Indonesian diplomats

 

Thursday, December 4th, from 9:00-10:30am a delegation of Indonesian diplomats will meet in room 325 at the State Capitol. The diplomats are spending two days in Hawaii as an advance team for the Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika, who will be visiting the islands next summer. The delegation is meeting with the directors of the Hawaii Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (HICHAM) and plans to tour the State Capitol.

 

“Tak kanal maka tak sayang,” said Representative Ward. He quoted an Indonesian proverb signifying that Bali and Hawaii know each other and are affectionately bonded together.

 

The delegation schedule includes visiting Hanuama Bay for an Eco-Tourism and Ocean Safety Presentation with Jim Howe and City and County Lifeguards. They will meet with President Charles Morrison at the East West Center. Dinner will be at a private residence with members of the Hawaii Indonesia Community.

 

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“The two most beautiful places on earth are now Sister States,” Ward said.

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